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Flying Dutchmen Coming Here....

posted May 26, 2016, 12:33 AM by Posts Editor   [ updated May 26, 2016, 12:43 AM ]

Avid followers of the wooden boat scene will know that 6 young Dutch boat builders from Amsterdam will be in Franklin constructing a 16 square metre sailboat at the Wooden Boat School from early November.  This boat will go on display at the 2017 Wooden Boat Festival in Hobart.

They are looking for home-stay hosts in or near Franklin who can offer one or more berths. Want to help? Call the AWBF office on (03) 6223 3375 or drop an email to manager@australianwoodenboatfestival.com.au.

The classic Dutch boat in the picture is nothing like the boat they will be building, which is a 16 square metre which is not unlike our own beloved Flying Fifteen